Writing My Congressman: The American Health Care Act

The Honorable Scott Perry United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. Office 1207 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representative Perry: Yesterday afternoon the Congressional Budget Office issued its report on the American Health Care Act. Their conclusions on the consequences of the AHCA are shocking — 24 million Americans will lose healthContinue reading “Writing My Congressman: The American Health Care Act”

Evan McMullin’s Plan to Win the Presidency

As quixotic as it is, I have to admire Evan McMullin’s plan to win the presidency. The primary reason I find it admirable is that, unlike the other non-major party candidates, McMullin has a strategy. He quite openly states that his plan is to throw the election to the House of Representatives and he’s hoping,Continue reading “Evan McMullin’s Plan to Win the Presidency”

Writing My Congressman: The New Overtime Rules

I took some time and wrote a letter — on paper! — to my Congressman. What motivated me?

House Republicans are attempting to stop the NLRB’s new overtime rules for salaried employees in an appropriations bill. Such a move would affect me directly; right now, when the rules go into effect, I would effectively be looking at a meaningful pay raise.